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GroupR801D13S/Degree Programme in Tourism (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR801D18A Northern Region in Glocal Context, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Northern Business Environment
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/14001
Unit
Time of implementationAutumn1/2014-2015, Autumn2/2014-2015
Responsible teacherAngeria Mervi
Other teachersLaitinen-Tolonen Aulikki, Väyrynen Minna, X Matkailu
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2014 - 31.12.2014
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2014 - 30.05.2014
Implementation method
Virtuality 2 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives  
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Individual and group assignments, debate seminar, independent and group working.

Material

Various articles and other materials. Will be announced in the beginning of the study unit.

Content

The student:

  • is able to recognize business environment specifics in the northern areas
  • has knowledge of the Barents Euro-Arctic region: geopolitical, sociocultural, economic, ecologic etc aspects
  • understands the concept of sustainable development, knows ethical factors of the work environment in the North, is familiar with the business and industries operating in the North
  • is able to cooperate in a multicultural environment and is able to take into account the specifics of the northern culture
  • can use professional, field-related terminology in English
  • is able to use both written and spoken English in various situations required by the working life taking also multicultural issues into account
  • is able to write documents required in business communication situations and is also capable of using a proper style in them in English
Assessment

Assignments:

  • Barents Euro-Arctic region -what is going on? (group assignment)
  • Northern business environment -blessing or burden? (debate and report)
  • Self- and peerevaluation

Excellent skills

The student understands the meaning of geopolitical, sociocultural, economic and ecological aspects in the Barents Euro-Arctic region and is able to apply them in practice. He/she understands the effects of sustainable development and ethical factors and can foresee possible business opportunities in the North. The student has an excellent command of field-related terminology in English. He/she is able to write and speak English in an excellent, native-like manner in various working life situations. All the assignments are performed according to the instructions.

Good skills

The student understands the meaning ofgeopolitical, sociocultural, economic and ecological aspects in the Barents Euro-Arctic region. He/she understands the effects of sustainable development and ethical factors. The student has a good command of field-related terminology in English. He/she is able to write and speak English fluently in various working life situations. All the assignments are mostly performed according to the instructions.

Satisfactory skills

The student recognises some geopolitical, sociocultural, economic and ecological aspects in the Barents Euro-Arctic region. He/she recognises the importance of sustainable development and ethical factors. All the assignments are mostly performed according to the instructions.

Fail

The student does not complete the assignments according to instructions or does not attend the learning situations at all. He/she does not pass the assignments and/or the exam as required.

These are the general assessment criteria. Please note that there might be more specific assessment criteria for learning assignments which will be given at the beginning of the study unit.